Emily Cummins is an associate in the firm’s Tax Department and a member of its Private Funds Group. Her work centers on private investment funds and the tax concerns faced by both sponsors and investors in private equity funds.
Working with a range of clients, Emily has helped to negotiate buy-side and sell-side secondaries transactions; planned and structured continuation funds and other sponsor-led liquidity events; and assisted sponsors with fund structuring concerns involving domestic and international investments.
Emily was selected to be a Protégée for Proskauer’s Women Sponsorship Program, an initiative for high performing midlevel lawyers that champions emerging leaders. She previously served as co-chair of the Firm’s LGBTQ Affinity Group, and received Proskauer’s Golden Gavel Award for excellence in pro bono work in 2021.
Outside of Proskauer, Emily was selected as a Business Law Fellow with the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. She served as a member of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee’s Board as well as Co-Editor of the Committee’s publication, Preferred Returns.
Emily also is active in the community, serving on the board of the Beacon Hill Friends House, a center for Quaker learning and action in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill neighborhood.